Jeffrey Blackwell

Former Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell is hospitalized in critical condition. The former chief is being treated at Mt. Carmel East Hospital, in Columbus, after he reportedly suffered a stroke last weekend. Blackwell became Cincinnati’s police chief in 2013. He was fired by city manager Harry Black September of last year. Omarosa Tapped To Lead […]

( Fired Cincinnati police chief Jeffrey Blackwell is promising to sue the city over his ouster. City manager Harry Black cited low morale, a hostile work environment, and poor communication among the reasons for his decision, Wednesday. Assistant chief Elliot Isaac was sworn in as interim chief, a few hours after the move. Protestors Rally […]

( Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell may be losing the support of his officers. Union leaders say a vote of no confidence is expected this month, citing problems with morale and staffing. Blackwell said, Wednesday night, that he’s doing his best to uplift the city and the department. Cincinnati City Employees to Get More Parental […]

( The number of murders in Cincinnati are down from last year, amid a sharp increase in gun violence. Police chief Jeffrey Blackwell told a city council committee, Monday, that shootings are up 32% from this time last year. The chief says he’ll make curbing gun violence his top priority, with a focus on youth […]

A wide-reaching plan to reduce violence in Cincinnati is in place. City and police officials unveiled a 90 day crime-fighting strategy, yesterday, that includes more foot patrols, curfew enforcement, and projects to get guns off the streets. The efforts include community and youth outreach. Robbery Suspect Still in Hospital After Being Shot by Police Career […]

Changes are coming to the Cincinnati Police department under the leadership of Jeffrey Blackwell. The new chief was sworn in yesterday, and announced plans to create what he calls a “change management team”, made up of officers and community members to consider improvements. A host of crime-reduction programs will also be considered by the panel. […]

Cincinnati’s new police chief begins work today. Jeffrey Blackwell will be sworn in at the Duke Energy Center this morning with a promise to engage the city’s young people and minority residents to fight an increase in street crime. Blackwell spent 26 years in the Columbus Police Department, mostly recently at deputy chief. Recent Stories: […]

Cincinnati’s new police chief says he is ready to gain the trust of the community. Jeffrey Blackwell talked with reporters yesterday, laying out his plans to work with residents to fight crime through mutual respect. Blackwell was hired Friday after serving 26 years with the Columbus Police department. Recent Stories: Ohio BOE President Bans Toni […]